A report on Georgia (country) and Saint George

Portrait by Hans von Kulmbach (c. 1510)
George in the Acta Sanctorum, as collected in late 1600s and early 1700s. The Latin title De S Georgio Megalo-Martyre; Lyddae seu Diospoli in Palaestina translates as St. George Great-Martyr; [from] Lydda or Diospolis, in Palestine.
"Gorgania" i.e. Georgia on Fra Mauro map
George depicted in the Nuremberg Chronicle of 1493
Russian icon (mid 14th century), Novgorod
Patera depicting Marcus Aurelius uncovered in central Georgia, 2nd century AD
Miniature from a 13th-century Passio Sancti Georgii (Verona)
Northwestern Georgia is home to the medieval defensive Svan towers of Ushguli
Saint George Killing the Dragon, 1434/35, by Bernat Martorell
Gelati Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Martyrdom of Saint George, by Paolo Veronese, 1564
Queen Tamar, the first woman to rule medieval Georgia in her own right.
The martyrdom of Saint George, by Cornelis Schut, 1643
King Vakhtang VI, a Georgian monarch caught between rival regional powers
Relics of George at São Jorge parish church, São Jorge, Madeira Island, Portugal
The reign of George XII was marked by instability.
Saint George dragged through the streets (detail), by Bernat Martorell, 15th century
Noe Zhordania, Prime Minister of Georgia who was exiled to France after the Soviet takeover
Inside the Druze maqam Al-Khidr in Kafr Yasif, Israel: There is an icon of Saint George and the Dragon; who has been syncretized with the figure of al-Khidr.
The Bolshevik Red Army in Tbilisi on 25 February 1921. Saint David's church on the Holy Mountain is visible in the distance.
The earliest numismatic depiction of St. George. Coin of Kvirike III, Kingdom of Georgia, c. 1015
Georgian Civil War and the War in Abkhazia in August–October 1993
The Wedding of St George and Princess Sabra by Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1857)
The Rose Revolution, 2003
Icon of George in a church in Lalibela, Ethiopia
US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice holding a joint press conference with Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili during the Russo-Georgian war
Monument dedicated to St George in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi
Salome Zourabichvili, the first woman elected as president of Georgia
English recruitment poster from World War I, featuring George and the Dragon
Presidential residence at the Orbeliani Palace in Tbilisi
George's cross
Pro-NATO poster in Tbilisi
Byzantine icon of George, Athens, Greece
President of Georgia Salome Zourabichvili, President of Moldova Maia Sandu, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky and President of the European Council Charles Michel during the 2021 Batumi International Conference. In 2014, the EU signed Association Agreements with all the three states.
Statue of Saint George, Prague Castle
Georgian built Didgori-2 during the military parade in 2011
St. George Statue in Tbilisi
A Ford Taurus Police Interceptor operated by the Georgian Patrol Police.
Tetarteron of Manuel I Komnenos (12th century) showing a bust of George
Map of Georgia highlighting the disputed territories of Abkhazia and Tskhinvali Region (South Ossetia), both of which are outside the control of the central government of Georgia
Main icon of Yuriev Monastery in Novgorod (c. 1130)
Köppen climate classification map of Georgia
A 12th-century depiction of St George in a church at the Russian village of Staraya Ladoga
Mount Kazbek in eastern Georgia
Scenes from the life of George, Kremikovtsi Monastery, Bulgaria (15th century)
Svaneti region of Georgia
A plaque, on which is represented George rescuing the emperor's daughter (15th century)
View of the cave city of Vardzia and the valley of the Kura River below
"Ethiopian Empire forces, assisted by St George (top), win the Battle of Adwa against Italy. Painted 1965–75."
Georgia's diverse climate creates varied landscapes, like these flat marshlands in the country's west
George as a crusader knight, miniature from a ms. of Vies de Saints, c. 1340 (BNF Richelieu Manuscrits Français 185)
Southwest Georgia has a subtropical climate, with frequent rain and thick green vegetation
Miniature of George and the Dragon, ms. of the Legenda Aurea, dated 1348 (BNF Français 241, fol. 101v.)
Georgian Shepherd Dog
Miniature of George and the Dragon, ms. of the Legenda Aurea, Paris, 1382 (BL Royal 19 B XVII, f. 109).
GDP per capita development since 1973
George on a small pavise (Nuremberg, c. 1480)
A proportional representation of Georgia's exports in 2019
George as a martyr: St. George's Collegiate Church in Tübingen (15th century)
One of several plants operated by HeidelbergCement in Georgia
George by Carlo Crivelli
Wine-making is a traditional component of the Georgian economy.
St.George by the Master of Sierentz. (1440–1450)
The most visited ski resort of Georgia, Gudauri
Stained-glass (by J. Mehoffer), Fribourg cathedral
The Georgian Railways represent a vital artery linking the Black Sea and Caspian Sea – the shortest route between Europe and Central Asia.
Stained-glass (by J. Mehoffer, Fribourg cathedral
Port of Batumi
Ethno-linguistic groups in the Caucasus region
Tbilisi State University, Corpus I
Illuminated manuscript from medieval Georgia, showing a scene from nativity
Old Tbilisi – Architecture in Georgia is in many ways a fusion of European and Asian.
Rather than serving food in courses, traditional supras often present all that a host has to offer
Château Mukhrani, one of the centres of Georgia's viticulture in the 19th century, has recently been restored to produce its eponymous wine.
Dinamo Tbilisi, winner of 1981 European Cup Winners' Cup on stamp of Georgia, 2002
Château Mukhrani, one of the centres of Georgia's viticulture in the 19th century, has recently been restored to produce its eponymous wine.

Historically, the countries of England, Ethiopia, Georgia, Catalonia and Aragon in Spain, and Moscow in Russia have claimed George as their patron saint, as have several other regions, cities, universities, professions and organizations.

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Lore-based theories were given by the traveller Jacques de Vitry, who explained the name's origin by the popularity of St. George amongst Georgians, while traveller Jean Chardin thought that "Georgia" came from Greek γεωργός ("tiller of the land").

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